Information for Parents

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Special Circumstances Pack


Claiming Special Circumstances – A Guide for parents and guardians* (click)

This provides helpful information for parents and guardians who consider that their child may have experienced a medical or other problem which could have affected his/her score in the Entrance Assessment

SCR (Special Circumstances Registration Form): (click)

This is the form which should be completed to register a claim for Special Circumstances, and returned to the Assessment Centre by 2:00pm Friday 15th December 2017

SC1 (Special Circumstances Claim Form): (click)

This is the form which should be completed and attached to the Transfer Form, along with supporting evidence, in order to proceed with a claim for Special Circumstances, after taking account of the Entrance Assessment outcomes




The Documents outlined below applied to the Registration Process for the 2017-18 Entrance Assessment and were contained in the Registration Pack.


Contents and Timetable: (click)

List of all schools that act as assessment centres: (click)

Registration Form: (click)

Guidance Notes: (click)

Specification of the Entrance Assessment: (click)

Frequently Asked Questions: (click)



Access Arrangements: (click)

Access Arrangements Form (AA1): (click)

Access Arrangements Form (Medical Information) AA2: (click)

Access Arrangements Form (Special Educational Needs) AA3: (click)


Sample Familiarisation English Assessment Booklet: (click)

Sample Familiarisation English Answer Sheet: (click)

Sample Familiarisation Maths Assessment Booklet: (click)

Sample Familiarisation Maths Answer Sheet: (click)



Sample Familiarisation Gaeilge Assessment Booklet: (click)

Sample Familiarisation Gaeilge Answer Sheet: (click)

Sample Familiarisation Mathematics (Gaeilge) Assessment Booklet: (click)

Sample Familiarisation Maths (Gaeilge) Answer Sheet: (click)